April 9 2014, 16:00 Source: APK-Inform Views: 861

In the Ist quarter of 2014 the Russian sea ports shipped 5 mln tonnes of grains

In January-March period of 2014 grain shipment volumes from the sea ports of Russia reached the level of 5 mln tonnes, an increase by 4.5 times compared with the same period last year, reported the Association of Sea Commercial Ports of the Russian Federation on April 9.

At the same time, in the reporting months the sea ports increased the shipment of mineral fertilizers by 17%, to 3.3 mln tonnes.

During the first 3 months of 2014 the general cargo turnover in the Russian seaports increased by 5.7% compared with the same period in 2013, and totaled 144.5 mln tonnes.


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